Miss Iraq Threatened With Citizenship Removal For UN Speech Backing Israel

Secretary-General Guterres Must Intervene to Stop Iraqi Reprisals GENEVA, July 10, 2019 — In a legal appeal sent today to UN leaders, the Geneva-based non-governmental organization UN Watch urged the world body to stop Iraq from retaliating against Miss Iraq Sarah Idan for her UN testimony criticizing Iraqi …

China Interrupts Hong Kong Singer at UN Human Rights Council

GENEVA, July 8, 2019 — China’s delegation to the UN’s highest human rights body twice interrupted the testimony today of Hong Kong celebrity musician and protest activist Denise Ho, claiming that she was “defaming” China for speaking against China’s interference in Hong Kong. (See …

Hong Kong Singer & Protest Activist Denise Ho to Address U.N. Human Rights Council

GENEVA, July 4, 2019 — Hong Kong celebrity musician and protest activist Denise Ho will address the United Nations Human Rights Council next week to spotlight Hong Kong’s attempt to pass a law that would allow extradition to China, announced two human rights groups today. The Hong Kong-based producer …

Escaped Venezuelan MP Addresses UN, Calls For Commission of Inquiry into Abuses

Venezuelan MP Miguel Pizarro outside the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, hosted by Hillel Neuer, Executive Director of UN Watch. GENEVA, July 3, 2019 — Escaped Venezuelan MP Miguel Pizarro addressed the UN Human Rights Council today, calling for the creation of a commission of inquiry into human …

The Top 10 Most Evil U.N. Actions of 2017

The Top 10 Most Evil U.N. Actions of 2017 10. Denied Venezuelan Hunger: In the first-ever U.N. visit to Venezuela, Alfred de Zayas, the U.N. Human Rights Council’s Cuban-backed “Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order,” posted propaganda photos to …

Wife of Jailed Venezuelan Opposition Leader Addresses U.N.

PRESS RELEASE versión española a continuación GENEVA, July 2, 2015 – UN Watch invited Lilian Tintori, the wife of Venezuelan opposition leader and prisoner of conscience Leopoldo Lopez, to testify this week before the UN Human Rights Council. See her full speech below. “We were honored to give …

EU should reject UN Gaza report in tomorrow’s vote

U.S. & UK military experts tell UN: Gaza report is seriously flawed British Colonel Richard Kemp, second from left, with UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer. United Nations, Geneva, June 29, 2015 GENEVA, July 1 – The EU should adopt a principled position and oppose a PLO-drafted resolution that, …

Today’s UN Debate: World Military Experts to Contradict Gaza Report in Geneva Session

PRESS RELEASE Senior U.S. and UK Officers to Address UNHRC Plenary, Media, Rights Activists LIVE WEBCAST: TODAY, JUNE 29, FROM 11:15 AM EST TO 1:00 PM unwatch.org/gazaresponse Addressing UNHRC plenary and press corps: Maj-Gen. Michael Jones, Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey S. Corn, and Col. Richard Kemp GENEVA, …

Friday: Venezuelan pro-democracy opposition leaders in Geneva to demand international action

PRESS RELEASE Dissidents to participate in summit of Socialist International  For interviews, please contact: media1@unwatch.org GENEVA, Dec 10, 2014 – Three leaders of the Venezuelan democratic opposition, Lilian Tintori, Carlos Vecchio and Ramon Guillermo Aveledo, will visit Geneva on Friday, December …